SAN DIEGO – Two
individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against a San Francisco
debt collector alleging invasion of privacy.
Clarice M. Shadid
and Lawrence D. Shadid filed a complaint on behalf of all others
similarly situated on March 1 in the U.S. District Court for the
Northern District of California against Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that in beginning in May 2014,
Clarice M. Shadid received statements from the defendant claiming a
balance that she disputed. The suit states the defendant began calling
Clarice Shadid on her cellphone in May 2016 and that she revoked her
consent to receive calls, and Lawrence D. Shadid was contacted in August
2016. The plaintiffs holds Wells Fargo Home Mortgage responsible
because the defendant allegedly kept on calling the plaintiffs using an
automated dialing system despite them verbally revoking their consent to be
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek
statutory damages, injunctive
relief, and any other relief as the court deems just. They are
represented by Abbas Kazerounian of Kazerouni Law Group APC in Costa
Mesa and Joshua B. Swigart of Hyde & Swigart in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:17-cv-01079-JCS